Albertha Johnston Murray: The Life of a Local Public Intellectual

Albertha Johnston Murray: The Life of a Local Public Intellectual

Some of America’s most celebrated Black intellectuals—Mary McLeod Bethune, W.E.B. DuBois, James Weldon Johnson, Ida B. Wells, Carter G. Woodson, ...
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Black Religion and Political Thought

Black Religion and Political Thought

In the era of Black Lives Matter, Black political thought has acquired renewed interest and attention. As recurring incidents of ...
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Black Teachers and Liberation: A CBFS Interview

Black Teachers and Liberation: A CBFS Interview

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies (CBFS) is a monthly discussion series held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Curated ...
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LeRoy Woodson’s Black Church

LeRoy Woodson’s Black Church

As detailed in the previous installment of my series on race and DOCUMERICA, LeRoy Woodson’s work on the Environmental Protection ...
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Tracing the Pan-African Foundations of Transnational Black Feminism

Tracing the Pan-African Foundations of Transnational Black Feminism

Following her deportation from New York to London, England, Black communist Claudia Jones expanded the scope of her leftist, anti-imperial ...
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Margaret Walker’s Business during The Antebellum Era

Margaret Walker’s Business during The Antebellum Era

Throughout the Antebellum era, the institution of slavery worked to strip Black women of their humanity and human rights and ...
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